Search for dissertations about: "pluralism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the word pluralism.

  1. 1. Religion, rock och pluralism : En religionssociologisk studie av kristen diskurs om rockmusik

    Author : Andreas Häger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; discourse; institutional Christianity; legitimation; pluralism; popular culture; popular music; qualitative analysis; religion; religious symbols; rock music; symbolic universe; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; The Sociology of Religion;

    Abstract : Rock music has during all of its almost 50 years of existence been the subject of criticism and debate. Much of this criticism has risen from religious circles. But also in these circles, rock music has its advocates. This thesis studies the reactions to rock music by spokespersons for institutional Christianity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluralism and unity in education : on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Tomas Englund; Klas Roth; Walter Feinberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The United Nations Reformed : Responsibility, Protection and the Standing of States

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Ronnie Hjorth; Per Jansson; Johan Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United Nations; the responsibility to protect; protection of civilians; pluralism; anti-pluralism; standard of civilization; human rights; democracy; Förenta Nationerna; skyldighet att skydda; skydd av civila; pluralism; anti-pluralism; civilisationsstandard; mänskliga rättigheter; demokrati; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study is about reform of the United Nations. The study does not address reform proposals that set out to change the organizational structure of the UN, but focuses on initiatives that affect the normative basis of the international society that the United Nations and the UN Charter enable and sustain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bioethics Across Borders : An African Perspective

    Author : Chikezie Onuoha; Carl-Henric Grenholm; Werner Wolbert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Ethics; bioethics; pluralism; common morality; ethics; Beauchamp; Childress; Engelhardt; Kekes; Igbo; Africa; culture; worldview; solidarity; community; illness; medical care; Etik; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : Bioethics deals with the ethical problems arising from the developments in life sciences and biotechnologies. Western autonomy-based philosophical framework has dominated the approach of mainstream Bioethics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Piety and Politics : Nurcholish Madjid and His Interpretation of Islam in Modern Indonesia

    Author : Ann Kull; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nurcholish Madjid; Indonesia; takwa; Islam; context; ijtihad; Paramadina; tolerance; pluralism; gender; Sufism; spirituality; democracy; human rights; Pancasila; Ibn Taymiyya; education; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : This dissertation in the field of Islamic studies offers a critical analysis of Nurcholish Madjid's attempt to interpret Islam within the framework of modern Indonesia. Nurcholish, who recently passed away at the age of sixty-six, had been active in the reform of Islamic thought for over thirty years, and while remaining deeply coloured by the local Indonesian context, was also part of a global and century-old tradition of reform. READ MORE